EXTRACT: Yahia Lababidi, Osama Esber and Rowayat share with us an extract from Yahia’s poetry collection, Desert Songs/أغاني الصحراء.
Cyprus breakfast, Nicosia
POEM: Ryan Keating ponders borders and their unexpected crossings over breakfast.
POEM: After so long away, Safia Lamrani writes to her Morocco.
POEM: Sammaneh Pourshafighi champions the power of ingenuity and originality for healing old wounds.
POEM: Romy Listo reflects on a fateful migration journey – on what might have been gained and on what was lost.
POEM: Ibtisam Shahbaz talks with her mamá about resolving the confusion of life’s games.
POEM: Jade Irvine reflects on identity and belonging in creative spaces as an emerging, cross-cultural artist.
Summer sketches and a life of poetry
BOOK LAUNCH + POETRY: be:longing reflects on an evening co-hosting conversations on cross-cultural art and poetry.
Lost and found
POEM: Safia Lamrani describes the iterative construction of a cross-cultural identity.
POEM: Ryan Keating evokes the wonder of sharing memories from far away.